Though golf is a popular sport among retirees, it’s not the driving force behind their decision". Pinehurst presents many options for outdoor activities, culture, shopping, dining and more – and great golf.


Pinehurst, often referred to as the "Home Of American Golf", offers one of the best golf retirement community values in the United States. With over 45 golf courses located in and around Moore County, the Pinehurst area offers golf in private gated retirement communities as well as affordable memberships at the world renown Pinehurst Resort.​


Pinehurst Resort* offers unlimited golf privileges at 6 championship courses including the 1999, 2005 and 2014 Pinehurst #2 US Open Course, for under $400/month. In addition to golf, a Pinehurst Membership includes access to several local pools, The Lake Pinehurst Marina, Pinehurst Tennis,Lawn Bowling and Croquet Club as well as use of the Pinehurst Members Club. There are no minimum restaurant charges, no charges for hitting unlimited range balls at two clubhouses, and several resort restaurants offer members discount on equipment and food. Click here to find out what else the Pinehurst area has to offer!


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pINEHURST: ONE OF THE BEST GOLF RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Pinehurst, NC, has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. 


Pinehurst is one of eight cities profiled in a feature titled “8 Cities for Golf (and Much More)” in the May/June issue, which was available nationwide on April 15, 2014. Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller said eight cities, including Pinehurst, "appeal to retirees who love golf, but are looking for a well-rounded, livable locale.

In addition to golf, a Pinehurst Membership includes access to several local pools, The Lake Pinehurst Marina, Pinehurst Tennis,Lawn Bowling and Croquet Club as well as use of the Pinehurst Members Club. There are no minimum restaurant charges, no charges for hitting unlimited range balls at two clubhouses, and a members discount on equipment and food at several resort restaurants.


In addition to great golf retirement values, the Pinehurst area offers: 

  • Low County and City taxes -The combined county and city taxes on a $400,000 home is typically less than $3,500/year. When moving to Pinehurst, several homeowners often save enough in property taxes to pay for a full membership.
  • Great Medical Facilities - First Health of the Carolinas, a private, not-for-profit health care network is headquartered in Pinehurst. Its nearly 4,200 employees serve 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. First Health in Pinehurst is licensed for three hospitals with 582 beds and also includes facilities for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, an inpatient hospice house, and community outreach programs. Reid Heart Center Moore Regional has gained acclaim for its outstanding heart services led by expert physicians and surgeons who provide the region with the highest level of care and services. In 2011, First Health celebrated the opening of Reid Heart Center: the First Health Cardiac and Vascular Institute, a modern health care facility worthy of the health care professionals who practice inside its walls. Several of the best hospitals in the U.S. are also located only a few miles away in Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham areas.
  • Fantastic Climate - With an average snowfall of less than 3 inches/yr, the Pinehurst area has a climate suited for almost any kind of outdoor activities. Unlike many golf retirement communities, Pinehurst offers an uncrowded and relaxed golfing experience. As a member at Pinehurst or any of the other golf communities, you will golf here will make living here a virtual golfer's paradise.
  • In addition to numerous golf communities, Moore County offers some of the best horse farm communities in the USA with outstanding riding trails and numerous equestrian activities. The Moss Foundation provides over 4000 acres open to the public with riding trails that are virtually unspoiled by progress and development. The Moore County area also has some of the best equestrian trainers with several Olympic trainers located in the county.
  • In addition to golf, the Pinehurst area offers the opportunity to join almost any type of club found in cities much larger than the Pinehurst area.
  • The Sandhills Community College also offers numerous adult classes and opportunities to get educational credits in several areas.​

Best Golf Retirement Communities in North Carolina.!

Not all golf communities are created equal - Pinehurst, often referred to as the "Home Of American Golf", offers the best golf retirement community values in the United States.


With over 45 golf courses located in and around Moore County, the Pinehurst area offers golf in private gated retirement communities as well as affordable memberships at the world renown Pinehurst Resort.


Pinehurst Resort* offers unlimited golf privileges at 6 championship courses including the 1999, 2005 and 2014 Pinehurst #2 US Open Course, for under $400/month.